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Tkay Maidza Leaves Entry Crowd Shaken

Wednesday night saw Tkay Maidza take the Entry by storm along with her DJ and a room full of bouncing souls. In terms of genre,...

Madonna’s Celebrations Tour Transforms a St. Paul Tuesday Night into a Saturday

Madonna pulled out all the stops at the Xcel Energy Center last night as part of her career-spanning Celebration tour and managed to make a...

Matt & Kim: Ruckus Bringers, Live at First Avenue

Last updated on October 23rd, 2023 at 12:31 pmMatt & Kim brought the ruckus to all the mothers…and others in attendance at First Ave last...

The Mars Volta Got Loud and Weird at the Uptown

Last updated on September 27th, 2023 at 07:28 amThe Mars Volta descended on Minneapolis like some kind of weird spaceship, and a Twin Cities audience...

Jai Wolf Lights Up the Uptown Theater

Last updated on September 21st, 2023 at 12:36 pmJai Wolf returned to Minneapolis for a stop at the newly remodeled Uptown Theater, delighting the near-capacity...

Duran Duran: A Perfect Picture of Nostalgia at the State Fair

Last updated on September 7th, 2023 at 07:38 amThe sold-out crowd at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand was neck-deep in nostalgia Thursday night, right where...

Night Two of Artic Monkeys at the Armory

Last updated on September 2nd, 2023 at 03:18 pmArctic Monkeys spent the second Minneapolis night of ‘The Car Tour’ spreading their infectious energy throughout the...

Sam Smith Gilds Entire Xcel Energy Center

Last updated on August 27th, 2023 at 09:47 amSam Smith is a glorious, golden mythological being; Theia embodied. Last night, they descended on the Xcel...

Cooler than You: Love and Rockets at the Palace

Last updated on June 14th, 2023 at 09:42 pmLove and Rockets, a trio of sixty-something British dudes, took the Palace Theater stage last night with...

Rowdy for a Tuesday: Hot Chip at First Avenue

Last updated on June 6th, 2023 at 03:31 pmHot Chip, one of the most approachable bands I’ve seen, played to the delight of a packed...